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Hawaii, Vulnerable to Tsunamis, Prepares for the Worst

The reality of rising sea levels caused by climate change means many coastal communities and island nations are vulnerable to tsunamis. The U.S. island state of Hawaii is vulnerable to tsunamis and is in the forefront of preparations for a tidal wave.  But the devastating 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan led Hawaii officials to re-evaluate their plans.  Scientists and emergency managers are now preparing for an extreme tsunami, the kind that comes once in 500 or 1,000...

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